Period
to 17 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 229 264
Rank change year-on-year +18 +35 +120
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,779 645 1,621
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.47% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.97% 4.10% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 476 1,217
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £54,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £109,000 £113,750 £97,500
UK median annual salary £71,600 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.29% +7.69% -

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 44,838 15,718 45,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.96% 35.71% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27,220 13,098 34,784
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -51 787 £85,000 +10.39% 197
South East -32 268 £65,000 -3.70% 38
North of England 0 258 £60,000 +9.09% 78
Midlands +28 210 £65,000 +4.00% 35
West Midlands +24 189 £62,500 - 25
North West -3 147 £60,000 - 45
Yorkshire -26 99 £60,000 +21.83% 21
East of England -62 94 £44,250 -49.43% 22
South West -22 87 £70,250 +27.73% 13
East Midlands -63 20 £72,500 +31.82% 10
North East -33 13 £62,500 +19.05% 12
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 1,238 (69.59%) Azure
2 1,073 (60.31%) AWS
3 709 (39.85%) DevOps
4 623 (35.02%) Microsoft
5 495 (27.82%) GCP
6 490 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
7 443 (24.90%) Kubernetes
8 435 (24.45%) PaaS
9 366 (20.57%) Social Skills
10 352 (19.79%) Python
11 345 (19.39%) Windows
12 340 (19.11%) Finance
13 336 (18.89%) Presales
14 335 (18.83%) Active Directory
15 331 (18.61%) Linux
16 320 (17.99%) IaaS
17 317 (17.82%) SaaS
18 309 (17.37%) Terraform
19 307 (17.26%) Docker
20 302 (16.98%) VMware
21 291 (16.36%) Migration
22 282 (15.85%) Infrastructure as Code
23 280 (15.74%) Data Centre
24 274 (15.40%) Ansible
25 253 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
26 249 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
27 243 (13.66%) PowerShell
28 241 (13.55%) SQL
28 241 (13.55%) Serverless
29 240 (13.49%) Microservices

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (3.32%) Confluence
2 45 (2.53%) IIS
3 40 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 23 (1.29%) Apache
7 17 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (0.67%) CMS
9 11 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.56%) nginx
11 8 (0.45%) WordPress
12 7 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.22%) Drupal
14 4 (0.22%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
15 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.22%) Figma
6 3 (0.17%) InVision
7 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Magento
2 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.11%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.056%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.056%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.056%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.056%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.056%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,238 (69.59%) Azure
2 1,073 (60.31%) AWS
3 495 (27.82%) GCP
4 435 (24.45%) PaaS
5 320 (17.99%) IaaS
6 317 (17.82%) SaaS
7 241 (13.55%) Serverless
8 203 (11.41%) Microsoft 365
9 133 (7.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 87 (4.89%) OpenShift
11 86 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 86 (4.83%) GitHub
12 79 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
13 63 (3.54%) Amazon EKS
14 49 (2.75%) Azure Service Bus
15 40 (2.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 40 (2.25%) Azure Stack
16 39 (2.19%) Azure Storage
17 38 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
18 37 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 148 (8.32%) Firewall
2 110 (6.18%) VPN
3 70 (3.93%) DNS
4 68 (3.82%) WAN
5 53 (2.98%) Unified Communications
6 47 (2.64%) LAN
7 42 (2.36%) Network Security
7 42 (2.36%) TCP/IP
8 39 (2.19%) HTTP
8 39 (2.19%) SD-WAN
9 38 (2.14%) SAN
10 35 (1.97%) IPv4
10 35 (1.97%) VLAN
11 27 (1.52%) OSPF
12 21 (1.18%) DHCP
13 20 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (1.07%) Wireless
15 17 (0.96%) NAS
16 16 (0.90%) MPLS
17 14 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.51%) Big Data
3 88 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 43 (2.42%) MySQL
5 40 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 35 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 35 (1.97%) BigQuery
7 35 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 31 (1.74%) Tableau
10 30 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 28 (1.57%) Data Lake
12 23 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.24%) Power BI
14 21 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (1.12%) Blockchain
16 14 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.79%) Looker
17 13 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 235 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 128 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 116 (6.52%) GitLab
4 68 (3.82%) JIRA
5 57 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 56 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 42 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 42 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 31 (1.74%) Bitbucket
9 26 (1.46%) Maven
9 26 (1.46%) Subversion
10 17 (0.96%) Artifactory
10 17 (0.96%) JUnit
11 13 (0.73%) SonarQube
11 13 (0.73%) Vagrant
12 12 (0.67%) webpack
13 11 (0.62%) CircleCI
14 9 (0.51%) JMeter
14 9 (0.51%) Selenium
14 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 366 (20.57%) Social Skills
2 340 (19.11%) Finance
3 95 (5.34%) Banking
4 83 (4.67%) Retail
5 75 (4.22%) Public Sector
6 67 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (2.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 48 (2.70%) Automotive
9 47 (2.64%) Presentation Skills
10 39 (2.19%) Law
11 28 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
12 27 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
13 25 (1.41%) Billing
13 25 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
14 23 (1.29%) Telecoms
15 21 (1.18%) Financial Institution
16 19 (1.07%) Games
17 16 (0.90%) Marketing
18 14 (0.79%) Legal
19 11 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 581 (32.66%) Architect
2 226 (12.70%) Consultant
3 211 (11.86%) Solutions Architect
4 199 (11.19%) Cloud Architect
5 174 (9.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 160 (8.99%) Cloud Consultant
7 127 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 122 (6.86%) Azure Architect
9 119 (6.69%) Developer
10 97 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
11 91 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 88 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
13 86 (4.83%) Platform Engineer
14 85 (4.78%) Azure Engineer
15 62 (3.49%) Software Engineer
16 54 (3.04%) AWS Architect
17 47 (2.64%) Infrastructure Architect
18 42 (2.36%) AWS DevOps
18 42 (2.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 40 (2.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (9.50%) Web Services
2 131 (7.36%) Node.js
3 104 (5.85%) React
4 97 (5.45%) Spring
5 73 (4.10%) .NET
6 58 (3.26%) Middleware
6 58 (3.26%) Spring Boot
7 57 (3.20%) REST
8 56 (3.15%) OAuth
9 51 (2.87%) ARM Templates
10 45 (2.53%) AngularJS
11 41 (2.30%) CSS
11 41 (2.30%) Kafka
12 38 (2.14%) RESTful
13 37 (2.08%) OAuth2
14 30 (1.69%) GraphQL
14 30 (1.69%) JSON
15 24 (1.35%) HTML
16 21 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
17 20 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 280 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 185 (10.40%) Cloud Native
3 129 (7.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 96 (5.40%) Private Cloud
5 69 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (1.97%) Virtual Team
7 31 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.41%) User Experience
9 22 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
10 21 (1.18%) Replication
11 20 (1.12%) Clustering
11 20 (1.12%) CMDB
11 20 (1.12%) Robotics
12 18 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (1.01%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 17 (0.96%) PKI
13 17 (0.96%) Taxonomies
14 15 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 345 (19.39%) Windows
2 331 (18.61%) Linux
3 141 (7.93%) Windows Server
4 125 (7.03%) Unix
5 48 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 37 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.24%) CentOS
8 15 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.51%) VMS
13 8 (0.45%) Debian
13 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.17%) Android
15 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.17%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (39.85%) DevOps
2 490 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (18.89%) Presales
4 291 (16.36%) Migration
5 282 (15.85%) Infrastructure as Code
6 249 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
7 240 (13.49%) Microservices
8 211 (11.86%) Analytics
9 150 (8.43%) Configuration Management
10 149 (8.38%) Software Licensing
11 148 (8.32%) Time Management
12 145 (8.15%) Computer Science
13 131 (7.36%) ITIL
14 129 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 124 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 118 (6.63%) Software Engineering
17 116 (6.52%) Coaching
17 116 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
18 114 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
19 100 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 352 (19.79%) Python
2 243 (13.66%) PowerShell
3 241 (13.55%) SQL
4 206 (11.58%) Java
5 155 (8.71%) Bash Shell
6 103 (5.79%) C#
7 97 (5.45%) Go
8 74 (4.16%) JavaScript
9 58 (3.26%) Ruby
10 56 (3.15%) Perl
11 45 (2.53%) PHP
12 42 (2.36%) C++
13 39 (2.19%) C
14 32 (1.80%) TypeScript
15 24 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.29%) Groovy
17 19 (1.07%) Scala
18 18 (1.01%) R
19 12 (0.67%) VB.NET
20 10 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 233 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 205 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 186 (10.46%) Degree
4 88 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (4.05%) AWS Certification
6 54 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 44 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
9 38 (2.14%) OCP
10 23 (1.29%) CCNP
10 23 (1.29%) CISSP
11 20 (1.12%) CCNA
12 18 (1.01%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.96%) CISM
14 16 (0.90%) RHCE
15 15 (0.84%) GIAC
16 13 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (0.56%) MCSE
17 10 (0.56%) NCSIE
18 8 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.59%) GDPR
2 42 (2.36%) QA
3 34 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 34 (1.91%) SLA
4 24 (1.35%) NIST
5 10 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (0.56%) SOC 2
6 6 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (0.34%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.17%) GxP
7 3 (0.17%) NCSC
7 3 (0.17%) PMO
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) GAMP
8 2 (0.11%) GRC
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 335 (18.83%) Active Directory
2 307 (17.26%) Docker
3 253 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (4.33%) Hyper-V
5 59 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (1.35%) VMware NSX
8 17 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (0.67%) KVM
10 10 (0.56%) Ceph
11 9 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.45%) vSphere
13 7 (0.39%) vCloud
13 7 (0.39%) XenApp
13 7 (0.39%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 2 (0.11%) iptables
15 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.056%) NFS
16 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 443 (24.90%) Kubernetes
2 309 (17.37%) Terraform
3 274 (15.40%) Ansible
4 176 (9.89%) Puppet
5 142 (7.98%) SCCM
6 138 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
7 111 (6.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 67 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
9 48 (2.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 35 (1.97%) Prometheus
11 28 (1.57%) CFEngine
12 23 (1.29%) Grafana
13 20 (1.12%) Packer
14 16 (0.90%) SCOM
15 15 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
16 13 (0.73%) Istio
16 13 (0.73%) Salt
17 12 (0.67%) Consul
17 12 (0.67%) vCenter Server
18 10 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 623 (35.02%) Microsoft
2 302 (16.98%) VMware
3 191 (10.74%) Google
4 122 (6.86%) Oracle
5 108 (6.07%) Citrix
6 89 (5.00%) Adobe
7 83 (4.67%) Apple
8 78 (4.38%) Cisco
9 76 (4.27%) Red Hat
10 49 (2.75%) IBM
11 40 (2.25%) SAP
12 34 (1.91%) Aruba
13 33 (1.85%) HP
13 33 (1.85%) NetApp
14 26 (1.46%) EMC
15 23 (1.29%) Splunk
16 19 (1.07%) Cadence
17 17 (0.96%) Dell
17 17 (0.96%) Fortinet
18 15 (0.84%) ServiceNow